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James

Gender: Boy
Origin: Latin
Meaning: from Latin form of Jacob, which means "supplanter"

Popularity

Current: Ranked #5; 7.4 per 1,000 baby boys in 2016
Best Year: Ranked #1; 55.4 per 1,000 baby boys in 1944

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Especially Popular In: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia

Best State Ranks Since 1960:
Especially Popular During: The 1900's, The 1910's, The 1920's, The 1930's, The 1940's, The 1950's, The 1960's, The 1970's, The 1980's, The 1990's, The 2000's, The 2010's

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